Dance Collection Danse publishes biography of Peter Boneham

By Naomi Brand

Dance Collection Danse Press/Presse announces the release of Sara Porter’s new book Peter in Process: Peter Boneham’s Sixty Years in Dance. With a foreword by Jeanne Renaud, the book paints a picture of Boneham as artist, teacher, mentor and influential leader in Canadian dance. Boneham holds the title of Canada’s longest serving artistic director in dance; he is a founding member of Le Groupe de la Place Royale and the founding artistic director of Le Groupe Dance Lab. The publisher describes Boneham as having established an unparalleled legacy of choreographic mentorship over his career. He has received numerous awards for his lifetime of work including the Order of Canada in 2008. Author Sara Porter is a writer, teacher, choreographer and performer with a twenty-year career in the field. She has taught at universities and colleges in Canada and Scotland and has written for numerous magazines, newspapers and anthologies, including The Dance Current. Book launches with Porter and Boneham are scheduled in Ottawa on June 10th and Toronto on October 21, 2010.

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